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Strike a light – It's Matchstick Puzzle by DS

Mercury Games release new screen shot
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

London, 12th December 2007

Mercury Games today released new screen shots and a video from Matchstick puzzle by DS, a classic puzzle game which requires lateral thinking and includes lots of brain teasing conundrums.

The aim of the game is to answer the questions by moving or rotating matchsticks; for example the player may be presented with two match sticks and then asked to make 14 boxes by adding six other match sticks.

Matchstick Puzzle by DS has more than 150 puzzles of four difficulty settings to complete. The game also has hints to help the player decipher the more abstract clues. In addition, the game has a time attack mode in which the player must complete 10 random puzzles in the fastest time possible but without any hints to help them.

Matchstick puzzle by DS will be released in February 2008 and will be priced at £19.99/ 24.99.

ENDS

Notes to the Editor

About The Zen Series

The Zen series of games have been developed for the busy, modern urbanite to aid relaxation. This series of lifestyle games do not contain any violence or competitive elements. Zen games are co -published by Mercury Games and Ertain. Experience the spirit of Zen.

About Mercury Games

Mercury Games was set up in 2005 as a video games publisher and has sold over one million units worldwide of the Crazy Frog franchise.

Mercury Games publishes games across all platforms including licensed and original IP products for PC, Nintendo DS and Wii, Sony PS2, PSP and PSN, and Microsoft Xbox Live Arcade.

Mercury Games currently operates two additional brands, Turtle Games which publishes games for the children's market and The Zen Series , which it co-publishes with Japanese videogame company Ertain, consisting of relaxing, non-violent and non-competitive lifestyle games.

Mercury Games are based in central London.

For more information on Mercury Games visit, www.mercurygames.com

Press contact:

Jayne Curtis, PR Manager

[email protected]

+44 (0)20 7833 3524

+44 (0)7930 957 183

Why not register with the dedicated press area of Mercury Games' website ( http://press.mercurygames.com), to receive news from Mercury Games as it happens.

About Ertain

Ertain is a publisher of video games from Japan, focusing on handheld consoles. It was incorporated in 2005 and now employs more than 45 people. Ertain is also developing next generation consoles and online games for PCs. Ertain has firmly established itself in Japan with a range of innovative products. It is now expanding into Western markets with a new European division, Ertain BV in Netherlands.

For more information on:

Ertain BV visit, www.ertain.com/en/

Ertain Japan visit, www.ertain.com/ja

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